Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 27 – Brother Wolf Animal Rescue in North Carolina

Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 27 – Brother Wolf Animal Rescue in North Carolina

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, founded in 2007, is a non-profit organization located in Asheville, North Carolina. Their mission is to provide the resources and life-saving programs to build No-Kill communities. Brother Wolf goes the extra mile to provide the best care for all the animals they take in. The organization has strong community support which makes their programming possible. Kelly Nash
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Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 27 – Rockingham County Animal Shelter in North Carolina

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 27 – Rockingham County Animal Shelter in North Carolina

The Rockingham County Animal Shelter opened in 2011 & was the County’s first official shelter. Taking in nearly 6,000 animals their first year, they knew right away that more staff was needed. Their first focus was to increase the live release rate and to find a way to provide low-cost spaying and neutering for their animals. They formed a partnership with the Humane Society of the Piedmont Spay, Neuter & Wellness Clinic in 2012 & continue working with them today to provide monthly clinics to help reduce their intake numbers. In just 8 years they have gone from a 98% […]
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Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 26 – Clear Creek Cat Rescue in Alaska

Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 26 – Clear Creek Cat Rescue in Alaska

Clear Creek Cat Rescue was originally founded to help find homes for the Mat-Su Animal Shelter’s cat population. Gradually they have expanded to cover a broader portion of the state and to take in cats that are strays or otherwise homeless. CCCR also takes in homeless cats of all kinds, including ferals; they also sometimes accept cats from private individuals and other rescues when there is a need to do so. Kelly Nash
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National CBD Day

National CBD Day

National CBD Day Today marks exactly one year from the day cbdMD founded National CBD Day. It took many weeks of vigorous planning on their part, but on August 8, 2018, everything finally came together and National CBD day became an official holiday. So, you may be wondering: what’s so special about CBD to receive that much recognition? Well, first of all, great question! You see, CBD or cannabidiol, is a naturally occurring substance found in cannabis plants, such as marijuana and hemp. It’s known for its incredible ability to help the body regulate and produce neurotransmitters called endocannabinoids, which […]
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Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 25 – Furry Friends Foster and Rescue in Connecticut

Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 25 – Furry Friends Foster and Rescue in Connecticut

The Furry Friends Foster and Rescue, Inc brings dogs into their rescue primarily from municipal Connecticut pounds.  When space is available in the rescue, they also help dogs whose families are unable to continue to care for them for a variety of reasons. When considering rescuing a dog who resides with a private family (owner surrender) they first meet the dog and evaluate him/her to make sure they have the ability to meet the dog’s needs and secondly to find an appropriate foster home for the dog. Kelly Nash
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National Fresh Breath Day

National Fresh Breath Day

National Fresh Breath Day Do you brush your teeth twice a day?  Brushing after meals and flossing before bed is an important routine to follow in order to keep up with your oral hygiene!  August 6th is National Fresh Breath Day, and we would like to remind you of the importance of keeping your pet’s teeth clean, too!  Prevent loose teeth, sore and infected gums, among many other pet oral health problems by taking a good look inside your pet’s mouth.   Common Pet Oral Health Problems Listed below are some common pet oral health problems that can occur if […]
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National Work Like A Dog Day

National Work Like A Dog Day

National Work Like A Dog Day August 5th marks a day dedicated to celebrating a common idiom that we often use in our daily lives: Today is National Work Like A Dog Day!  This holiday was inspired by the amazing work ethic of dogs and the many jobs that they perform to help us. Spend today thanking the people who work especially hard, in addition to our canine coworkers!   A Big Thank You To Working Dogs Although the history of the phrase “Work like a dog” is not known, many believe it most likely refers to actual working dogs.  […]
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National Friendship Day

National Friendship Day

National Friendship Day The US Congress proclaimed National Friendship Day as an official celebratory tradition way back in 1935. It was meant to recognize the camaraderie built among nations after the First World War and to honor the friendship formed between the people. It didn’t take long before other countries started taking part in the annual celebration, and what initially began as a national event eventually became an internationally observed tradition held on every first Sunday of August. Now that you know a little bit about the history of National Friendship Day, it’s time to figure out how to spend […]
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National Watermelon Day & National Disc Golf Day

National Watermelon Day & National Disc Golf Day

National Watermelon Day & National Disc Golf Day Today is a special two-in-one holiday!  Head to the park with a watermelon and a Frisbee, because today is National Watermelon and National Disc Golf Day!  What do these two holidays have in common? You can celebrate both on a hot, summer day at the park with your dog!   National Watermelon Day You only need three things to grow a ripe, juicy watermelon: the sun, bees, and water.  Watermelon is a vine-like flowering plant that originally came from southern Africa, and is made up of 92% water.  The fruit of the […]
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Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 25 – Humane Society of Western Montana

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 25 – Humane Society of Western Montana

The Humane Society of Western Montana does a wonderful job caring for the animals in their shelter, boasting a 98% adoption rate. There are 3 components to their adoption program – Seniors for Seniors, Buddy Adoptions and Headed Home Reservation.  They also have a wonderful foster program called “H.O.P.E Foster” and each animal that enters their facility receives the necessary medical and behavioral evaluation prior to being adopted out. Check out their website today to learn more!   Kelly Nash
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